Here is a quiz to see how well you can compute numbers in your head, how good you are at sequences, and if you can do basic math word problems. No advanced knowledge of math is required. To make the quiz more challenging, you have 3 minutes to solve all problems. Pencil, paper, or calculator NOT allowed. Must solve all in your head. Have fun and good luck.
There are 60 marbles in a bowl. Their colors are red, blue, and yellow. 1/3 of the marbles are yellow, 1/4 of the marbles are blue. How many red marbles are there in the bowl?
A.
30
B.
25
C.
28
D.
32
2.
What is the next number in the following sequence4 16 5 25 6 36 7 49 8 _______
A.
56
B.
64
C.
36
D.
52
3.
What is 26x8?
A.
158
B.
198
C.
168
D.
208
4.
How many legs (total ) does 4 dogs, 2 elephants, 15 cats, and 26 people have?
A.
98
B.
110
C.
136
D.
142
5.
John works 4 days per week. He drives 10 miles round trip per day. If gas is $2.50 per gallon and his car gets 20 miles to the gallon, how much would he have spent on gasoline in 2 weeks getting back and forth to work?
A.
$8.50
B.
$10.00
C.
$12.00
D.
$9.50
6.
What is the next letter in the following sequence?J, F, M, A, M, J, ______
A.
A
B.
J
C.
K
D.
F
7.
Jack goes fishing on Saturday and catches 32 fish. On Sunday, he catches 1/4 the amount of fish he caught on Saturday. On Monday he catches 1/2 the fish he caught on Saturday and Sunday combined. How many fish did he catch on Monday?
A.
24
B.
16
C.
18
D.
20
8.
Ned has a fruit stand. Normally he sells apples for 40 cents a piece, but today he has apples on sale for 5 for $ 1. There are no limits on quantity. If you bought 16 apples at the sale price, how much money would you have saved?